Currency of Spain 10000 Pesetas banknote 1992 King Juan Carlos I
Bank of Spain - Banco de España
Obverse: Portrait of King Don Juan Carlos I of Spain at right. The Coat of arms of Spain at bottom right. The Palace of Linares, headquarters of the Casa de América (America House) at center part. The inscriptions: "Banco de España" (Bank of Spain) and "Diez Mil Pesetas" (Ten thousand Pesetas).
Signatures: Luis Angel Rojo (El Gobernador del Banco de España); Esteban Róspide Echeto (El Interventor); Jesús Urdiola Salvador (El Cajero).
Reverse: Portrait of Jorge Juan y Santacilia (1713 – 1773), painted by Rafael Tegeo. Jorge Juan y Santacilia was a Spanish mathematician, scientist, naval officer, and mariner who invented many astronomical and navigational instruments. Ship body plan generated with the aid of proportionately subdivided diagonals at upper right. Sailing ship and schematic diagram of the Theory of Hydrostatic Stability of Ships at bottom right. The inscriptions: "Banco de España" (Bank of Spain) and "Diez Mil Pesetas" (Ten thousand Pesetas).
Watermark: Portrait of King Don Juan Carlos I.
See-through registration device: A 16-point compass rose or Rose of the Winds.
The dominant colour of the 10000 Spanish pesetas banknote is slate blue on multicolor underprint.
Size: 154 x 74 mm.
Date of issue: Madrid, 12 October 1992.
Printed by Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre, Madrid.
The peseta was replaced by the euro (€) in 1999 on currency exchange boards. Euro coins and notes were introduced in January 2002, and on 1 March 2002 the peseta lost its legal tender status in Spain, and also in Andorra. The conversion rate was 1 euro = 166.386 Spanish pesetas.
Peseta notes issued since 1939 and coins that were legal tender on 31 December 2001 remain exchangeable at any branch of the Spanish Central Bank until 31 December 2020. According to that entity, as of March 2011 pesetas to a value estimated at 1.7 billion euros had not been converted to euro.
10000 Spanish pesetas: equivalent in Euro - 60.10 Euro.